Star Blush is a compact evergreen bushy NZ selection of this African species. Similar to a heather in its growth habit, summertime finds Star Blush covered with attractive deep pink, star like flowers. The foliage has a lemon scent when touched. Good in containers or
in the border. Very tolerant of coastal conditions and light frosts. Perennial
Colour: Pink Habit: Compact rounded Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 30cm x 30cm
Lemon Verbena. This rather open and rangy shrub will not win you over with its looks but it will wow you with the delicious aromatic fragrance that is emitted from the foliage when it is bruised or crushed. Likes good drainage and the sun. Protect from harsh frost. Deciduous.
Give this plant a good tidy up every now and then with sharp secateurs - it will respond well. Small sprays of pale lavender flowers appear in summer but it is really the foliage that makes this shrub desirable.
Coastal. A select form suitable for coastal gardens. It has a low wide spreading growth habit. Many large creamy yellow flower heads are borne terminally in late spring summer. Likes well drained soils in full sun. Prune after flowering to maintain size and shape. Evergreen
Colour: Cream Habit: Low spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.5m
Bushy shrub, fast growing with creamy white flowers from winter to spring. Lancelet tooth edged leaves. Prune lightly but not below the green growth. Full sun in well drained soils. Hardy and frost tender. Evergreen.
Colour: Golden Habit: Rounded Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2.5m
A delightful low growing, compact shrub with small dark green leaves that is overwhelmed with a profusion of dainty pink bell flowers from spring to summer. Shows good frost resistance. Light shade to full sun. Good drainage. Hardy. Prune to tidy if needed after flowering. Evergreen.
Colour: Pink Habit: Compact bushy Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 45cm x 45cm
Something a little different for those narrow spaces. This ornamental Barberry has a naturally upright columnar habit. Striking wine red leaves that intensify in colour as the weather cools. Easy to grow in sun or part shade. Deciduous.
Colour: Assorted Habit: Columnar Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 0.6m
A cute little deciduous shrub that stays nice and compact and is very easy to grow. Richly coloured purple-burgundy foliage from spring onwards deepening to more reddish tones before leaf fall. Inconspicuous white flowers in summer are sometimes followed by red berries. Happiest in the sun.
Colour: White / Red Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 40cm x 50cm
This attractive dwarf Barberry has leaves in tones of purple, mottled silver pink and bright rose. Extremely hardy and easy to grow. Useful to plant as a contrast shrub or where you wish to avoid pet or people traffic. Easy to grow and very hardy. Deciduous.
Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 100cm
Brunia albiflora is a tall, slender, single-stemmed but well-branched shrub, reaching 2-3 m in height. The long, slender branches are densely leafy, with beautiful dark green foliage that resembles a pine tree, but is much softer. The leaves are 10-14 mm long and narrow
The flowers are tiny, and are crowded into tight spherical knob-like inflorescences that are clustered into flat, rounded heads. Perennial